|Maggie & Porter|
We are serious- trouble
|Barked: Tue Apr 27, '10 12:20am PST |
|I heard something about raw amber necklaces that repel bugs has anyone heard anything about this and if so is it effective?
I have heard they work well, but have yet to try them myself.
This year the fleas have been out in full force already, the mild winter in the PNW was obviously good for the fleas...not so good for anything else. I normally take my dogs swimming in the salt water everyday...unfortunately it is still too cold to swim daily. So I tried the spot on stuff, which I never use (both Advantage and Frontline this year), to try to get a handle on it as I was near infestation....no luck and the dogs still had fleas. So they are on garlic pills and it seems to be helping as well as daily brushings to manage.
I have also heard about using flea nematodes to battle in the yard are a good addition. They are much safer and actually seem to work (friends have had experience with them). I am trying to get my landlord to look into it to see if there is someway to get it for the yards. They are available in the garden area of stores normally or through garden supply catalogs (I have heard that http://groworganic.com/ is a great place to buy them from).